[Elsnet-list] Open competition for permanent positions at the EC's Joint Research Centre (JRC)
ralf.steinberger at jrc.ec.europa.eu
Thu Sep 30 23:46:00 CEST 2010
Members of this list may be interested to hear that the European
Commission's /Joint Research Centre/ (JRC) is organising open
competitions <http://europa.eu/epso/apply/today/spe_en.htm> to recruit
new scientific/technical staff in various fields on the basis of a
The call in the field of "Communication/Information Technology" includes
positions in the area of computational linguistics and web mining.
The call closes on 4 November. See
http://europa.eu/epso/apply/today/spe_en.htm for details.
Please feel free to distribute this announcement.
The /Joint Research Centre/ in Ispra, Northern Italy, started working on
*Text Mining *in 1998 and has since developed complex and highly
multilingual applications seamlessly integrating *Language Technology*
tools such as clustering, classification, named entity recognition and
classification (NERC), name variant matching, event scenario template
filling, multi-document summarisation, sentiment analysis, topic
detection and tracking, cross-lingual linking of related documents and
The focus of the JRC's work has always been on *high multilinguality
*(between ten and fifty languages), on *multilingual and multi- document
information aggregation *and fusion, as well as on tools to provide
*cross-lingual information access*. The text analysis tools have been
integrated with the news gathering engine /Europe Media Monitor/ (EMM).
The four EMM applications NewsBrief <http://emm.newsbrief.eu/>,
NewsExplorer <http://emm.newsexplorer.eu/>, Medical Information System
MedISys <http://medusa.jrc.it/> and EMM-Labs
<http://emm-labs.jrc.it/>are freely accessible via
Europe Media Monitor
gathers an average of 100,000 news articles per day in fifty languages.
applies text mining tools to *twenty languages*: Arabic, Bulgarian,
Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Farsi, French, German, Italian,
Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovene, Spanish,
Swahili (coming soon), Swedish and Turkish.
For more information, go to:
- http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/jrc/index.cfm?id=5750 and
http://europa.eu/epso/apply/today/spe_en.htm to read about the open
- http://emm.jrc.it/overview.html to try out the four publicly
accessible news analysis applications;
- http://langtech.jrc.ec.europa.eu to read up on the JRC's
scientific-technical work, lists of publications, and more.
/Please note that the authoritative source of information on any EPSO
competition is the Notice of Competition published in the Official
Journal of the European Union. If there is any conflict between
information provided from any other source and the Notice of
Competition, the latter takes precedence.
European Commission - Joint Research Centre (JRC)
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